Recording Pioneers


John Henry HAMMOND Jr.  1910 - 1987 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

John Henry HAMMOND Jr.  1910 - 1987

aka John H. Hammond, J. H. Hammond, John Hammond, J. Hammond
nationality American
occupation talent scout, record producer
birth 15 Dec 1910, New York City
baptism
death 10 July 1987, New York, New York, 10025 NY
burial
marriage (1) married on 13 March 1941 to:
Jemison McBRIDE

b. 3 June 1917, ........
d. 29 June 1992, New York, New York, NY


Got divorced in 1948
children
  • John Paul (“Jeep”) HAMMOND

    b. 13 Nov 1942, New York, NY
    LIVING

  • Douglas

    b. .. Feb 1944, ...... - .. Feb 1944, .........

  • Jason HAMMOND

    b. .. Feb 1946, New York
    LIVING

marriage (2)
Esmé O’BRIEN

b. 17 Jan 1920, .........
d. 19 May 1986, New York) married Robert William Sarnoff in April 1942


John Hammond and Esme got married on 8 Sep 1949 in Candia, Rockingham, New Hampshire (NH)

PARENTS

father John Henry HAMMOND

b. ... 1871, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky
d. 28 June 1949, Rye, Westchester, NY

mother Emily VANDERBILT SLOANE

b. 16 Sep 1874, ....
d. .. March 1970, ......

marriage they got married in 1899
children
  • Emily S.
  • Adele H.
  • Alice Frances

    b. 1913
    d. 1978) married Benjamin David ("Benny") Goodman in 1942

  • Rachel
  • John Henry

    b. 15 Dec 1910, New York City
    d. 10 July 1987, New York, New York, 10025 NY


LIFE




NOTES

  • John Hammond Biography (on internet)
  • John Hammond on Record. An Autobiography (with Irving Townsend) Penguin Books
  • The Producer: John Hammond and the Soul of American Music by Dunstan Prial
  • Recorded Music in American Life. The Phonograph and Popular Memory, 1890-1945 by William Howland Kenney. Oxford University Press, New York & London, 1999 (pp. 173-180)


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